The Australian Wheat Board-Iraq Bribery Scandal single work   poetry   "We learn, yet forget, in the cataclysm of our birth"
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006
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  • Author's note: Four Apocalyptic Quatrains.
  • Epigraph: The call of the strange bird is heard
    on the pupe of the breathing floor;
    so high will become the bushels of wheat
    that man will cannibalise his fellow man...(Quatrain 75, Nostradamus)

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Alternative title: Four Apocalyptic Quatrains: The Australian Wheat Board-Iraq Bribery Scandal
  • Appears in:
    y Meanjin Blak Times : Indigenous Australia vol. 65 no. 1 Peter Minter (editor), 2006 Z1261361 2006 periodical issue

    'The resurgence of Indigenous culture and thought continues. Confident, smart and sensitive Aboriginal artists, writers and theorists create world-class work in every genre. Tough and autonomous critical milieux have developed, liberated from colonial and modern mythologies about Aboriginal culture and its relations to Western ways of thinking and seeing. Flourishing Indigenous arts and literary scenes have grown around a new generation of Aboriginal publishers, curators, writers, editors, film-makers, choreographers and savvy arts entrepreneurs...' (Minter, Peter, Listen Up, Meanjin Vol 65 No. 1 2006: 1-2)

    pg. 3
  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Poems 2006 Dorothy Porter (editor), Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2006 Z1325842 2006 anthology poetry extract Melbourne : Black Inc. , 2006 pg. 195
    Note: With title: Four Apocalyptic Quatrains: The Australian Wheat Board-Iraq Bribery Scandal
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